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Why Burning Man's New Nonprofit Status Actually Matters
Huffington Post

Why Burning Man's New Nonprofit Status Actually Matters

This is how Burning Man, the experimental community that pops up for a week in a remote stretch of Nevada's Black Rock desert each August and then disappears without a trace, describes itself on its website : "Trying to explain what Burning Man is ... Huffington Post, 1 month ago

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The 1000 MPH Car Does Not ExistYet

On Oct. 15, 1997, high in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, a sonic boom cracked the air as Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green raced past 747 mph, the speed of sound, at the location's 4000-foot elevation and ambient temperature. The Thrust SSC jet car's ...
 Popular Mechanics1 month ago
Environmental Monitor

Ephemeral desert lakes of the Black Rock Playa studied for climate change effects

Climate scientists are studying the hydrology of quickly vanishing desert lakes to learn more about the hydrologic effects of climate change across the world. The playa — meaning beach in Spanish — is a mineral encrusted landscape found in the ...
 Environmental Monitor1 month ago
Los Angeles Times

Burning Man officially mainstream

Burning Man , the desert bacchanalia for 68,000, has officially left the counterculture and become part of the mainstream. It is now a certified nonprofit just like the San Francisco Symphony , Ballet and Opera. Effective this year, the weeklong ...
 San Francisco Chronicle1 month ago 38,000 Burning Man Tickets Sell out in 44 Minutes  ABC News1 month ago 'Burning Man' debauchery: Five things festival's new czar should know  Los Angeles Times1 month ago

Green diary rescue: Heartland says climate change good for you, agroecology, stand-off in Nevada

Every week Daily Kos diarists write dozens of environmentally related posts. Many don't get the readership they deserve. Helping improve the odds is the motivation behind the Green Diary Rescue. In the past seven years, there have been 270 of these ...
 Daily Kos5 days ago Green diary rescue: Crafting Keystone public comments, Western states' drought, Landrieu in charge  Daily Kos2 months ago
Huffington Post

The 50 Cutest Baby Animals Of America, State By State

What's your state's official aww-nimal? Along with other symbols like trees, drinks and even rock songs, your home state has chosen a variety of animals to officially represent it. Regardless of whether these state mascots are mammals, reptiles, ...
 Huffington Post3 weeks ago 50 States, 50 Boomers  AARP1 week ago

United States: For those about to rock

The world's top music festivals draw big names to their super-charged events. Chris Schulz looks at America's leading live music festivals. US singer Lana Del Ray. Coachella What: Year in, year out, Coachella sets the standard for other music ...
 New Zealand Herald3 weeks ago

Costa Vida's Continues to Ride Wave of Expansion in Nevada

Read More About Just months after its entrance into the state, Costa Vida has announced the planned opening of its second location in Nevada. The new restaurant will open on Wednesday, February 26, and be located at 4965 Virginia Street in Reno, ...
 QSR Online1 month ago

Looking for answers in a town known for leukemia

A small town once plagued by the most significant childhood-cancer cluster on national record—Fallon, Nevada—has become a case study in outbreak investigation. One night in May 2008, in a modest ranch house in central Nevada, Ryan Brune woke ...
 MSN News1 week ago
Wilderness Society

Desert Treasures: Step back in time by visiting this ancient desert treasure

Editor's Note: Sally's blog is part of a four-part series in which our staff explore some of the desert treasures we're working to preserve and protect from potential energy and other development. Breathing in the cold, clear air of the ...
 Wilderness Society2 weeks ago Step back in time by visiting this ancient desert treasure  Wilderness Society1 month ago
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